The lightweight tread lite power step’s newly upgraded mechanics allow it to automatically extend and retract faster and provide more stability than other power steps on the market. The tread lite power step also features obstruction-sensing technology for added safety. The tread lite step is leading the industry trend toward lightweight components. Its aluminum design averages 19 pounds lighter than its steel counterpart. With its sleek, stylish design, the tread lite step will instantly upgrade the look of your RV. The typical steel RV step has for the most part remained unchanged for decades. Aluminum naturally holds up to the elements better than steel, so it’s no surprise that the tread lite step will ensure many years of worry-free operation.